Sala Baganza

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Sala Baganza
Comune di Sala Baganza
Rocca Sanvitale.
Rocca Sanvitale.
Coat of arms of Sala Baganza
Coat of arms
Location of Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza is located in Italy
Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza
Location of Sala Baganza in Italy
Sala Baganza is located in Emilia-Romagna
Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°43′N 10°14′E / 44.717°N 10.233°E / 44.717; 10.233
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceParma (PR)
FrazioniCase Marconi, Casino de' Boschi, Castellaro, Limido, Maiatico, San Vitale Baganza, Talignano
Government
 • MayorAldo Spina
Area
 • Total30.76 km2 (11.88 sq mi)
Elevation
176 m (577 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,622
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Salesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
43038
Dialing code0521
WebsiteOfficial website

Sala Baganza (Parmigiano: Säla) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Parma.

Sala Baganza borders the following municipalities: Calestano, Collecchio, Felino, Fornovo di Taro, Parma, Terenzo.

Some 5 km from town, on the road to Collecchio, is the Pieve di Talignano, a small 12th-century church in Romanesque style. Other sights include:

  • Rocca (fortress) of the Sanvitale family
  • Castle of San Vitale Baganza
  • Casino dei Boschi, a large 18th-century countryside residence that, among the others, was used by Mary Louise, Duchess of Parma
  • Church of San Vitale (10th century)
  • Church of Sts. Stephen and Lawrence (1582-1586), also built by the Sanvitale.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Data from Istat

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